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Romanos IV, Eudokia, Michael VII, Konstantios, and Andronikos (1068–1071)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4330
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Chipped at top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 82.6.

Obverse

Three figures: in center, Christ bearded wearing a tunic and himation and standing on a dais. Christ has a nimbus cruciger. With uplifted arms he places a cross-topped crown on the bearded head of emperor Romanos at the left and a crown with three triangular projections on the head of Eudokia at the right. Romanos wears a loros and holds the right hand before his chest and a globus cruciger in the left; Eudokia wears a loros and holds the left hand before her chest and a globus cruciger in the right. Sigla: ΙΣ..: Ἰησοῦς Χριστός. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΡΩΜΑΝΕΥΔΟΚΙΑ

Ῥωμανὸς καὶ Εὐδοκία

Reverse

Three figures: in center, Michael VII (taller) standing, wearing a crown surmounted by a cross and a loros and holding a labarum in the right hand and an akakia in the left. He is flanked by the shorter, beardless figures of Konstantios at the left and Andronikos at the right. Each stands on a circular dais, and wears a crown with a cross and a loros. Konstantios holds a globus surmounted by a trefoil ornament in the right hand and an akakia in the left. Andronikos holds an akakia in the right hand and a globus surmounted by a trefoil ornament in the left. Remains of a circular inscription at l. Border of dots.

ΚΩΝ.....

Κωνστάντιος. Μιχαήλ. Ἀνδρόνικος.

Translation

Ῥωμανὸς καὶ Εὐδοκία. Κωνστάντιος. Μιχαήλ. Ἀνδρόνικος.

Romanos and Eudokia. Konstantios. Michael. Andronikos.

Commentary

On the obverse and the reverse feet are rendered naturally. They are not suggested in the form of pellets. This is also true of DO Seals 6, no. 82.5 and 82.10.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4330
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Chipped at top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 82.6.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4330
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Chipped at top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 82.6.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4330
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Chipped at top.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 82.6.

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